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Webtours eyes top travel accolade
The Webtours team has done it again! For the fifth consecutive year the company’s Beachtravel business is in the running for a place in the Beachcomber Top 10 Premier Awards.
The awards recognize the top 10 travel agencies in South Africa and are based on bookings made for leisure clients for honeymoons, small weddings and families.
“As the only independently owned agency, it is indeed a feather in our cap and we thank our repeat clients for their continued support,” says Webtours chief executive Edwina Fletcher.
“When it comes to Mauritius and the Seychelles, we are passionate about partnering with the top hotel group in the Indian Oceans Island and are the experts when it comes to making people’s dreams come true,” says Fletcher.
Despite the tough economic times, Fletcher says Webtours’ success is based on repeat business and referrals due to its focus on service excellence and passion.
“I love dealing with the clients and I believe in the products we sell. I love to discover new places and find new things that will exceed my clients’ expectations,” says Fletcher. “Travel is a very personal thing – a part of you travels with your clients wherever they travel. You want their experience to be everything and more.”
Webtours is the only travel agency in KwaZulu-Natal to qualify for the award for the past five years.
The finalists receive an all-expenses trip to Mauritius or the Seychelles. The final placings are kept a secret and will only be announced at the awards dinner in November.
Fletcher’s team has pulled out all the stops this year, competing for market share with over 3 500 travel agencies in Africa. Webtours has a dedicated website, www.beachtravel.co.za, for Beachcomber resorts.
“We are delighted to be able to offer fabulous all-inclusive holiday packages and exclusive honeymoon deals to the Indian Ocean islands,” says Fletcher.
According to Fletcher, the association with Beachcomber Tours is a match made in heaven. “We partnered with Beachcomber Tours as they are the leaders and pioneer of the hotel industry in Mauritius,” she says. “It’s a perfect fit.”
Beachcomber Hotels owns eight establishments built on the most spectacular shorelines in Mauritius, one exclusive resort on the private island of Sainte Anne in the Seychelles and a palace just 12km outside the heart of Marrakech in Morocco, which all provide the perfect backdrop for the most enjoyable time of your life.
Beachcomber shows its class at TripAdvisor Excellence Awards
These eight Beachcomber hotels have received the prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence accolade for consistently receiving strong praise and ratings from travellers on the world’s largest travel review site.
· Royal Palm (Mauritius)
· Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa (Mauritius)
· Paradis Hotel & Golf Club (Mauritius)
· Trou aux Biches Resort & Spa (Mauritius)
· Shandrani Resort & Spa (Mauritius)
· Le Canonnier (Mauritius)
· Le Mauricia (Mauritius)
· Le Victoria (Mauritius)
· Sainte Anne Island (Seychelles)
Founded in 2010, the Certificate of Excellence honours outstanding hospitality and is given only to establishments that represent the upper echelon of businesses listed on TripAdvisor.
When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor takes into account the quality, quantity and recent nature of reviews and opinions submitted by travellers over a 12-month period as well as the tenure and ranking of a business on the site’s Popularity Index.
· Have a look at Webtours’ special deals by visiting www.beachtravel.co.za, quote “TRAVEL EXCELLENCE” when making your enquiry and qualify for a Beachtravel discount for all bookings made to travel before 30 September 2016.
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